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Vienna's landmark amusement park features the familiar 65-meter-high Giant Ferris Wheel that towers over the park's 200 booths, ghost train, go-karts, merry-go-rounds plus a Plantarium and the Prater Museum.
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  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 00:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Prater 9, Vienna 1020, Austria
+43 7280 516
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Reviewed yesterday

Got to admit I find having a permanent amusement park in the middle of a City to be a lot of fun. Most of our parks are now either traveling carnivals or big theme parks at resorts outside of town, so this was kinda fun....More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a beautiful amusement park. The park is free to enter and enjoy. Rides are at an additional cost, but not outrageous (Most were 5 EU or less). Wide variety in the thrill level of the rides as well.

Thank egersten
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did a few rides which are very good and different from India. There is one ride which took us to 90 meters height and dropped us back to 5 meters in 1 second. So had amazing fun in the Prater. The place is equally...More

1  Thank AnuragNirmal
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having been on the giant Ferris wheels in other cities such as London this one was a disappointment. Having spent the afternoon touring Vienna we only had a little time left before our train and decided to ride the Wheel. The line on that evening...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We got on free with the Vienna Pass. It's a fun ride, and great views of the city. Only 10-15 minutes. We had no wait.

Thank harvey44
Reviewed 4 days ago

Trekked out, an aging film buff, in the late afternoon to see the vintage wheel, where Orson Welles met Joseph Cotton in the classic Third Man film, but the area is made seedy by park benches inhabited by what appear to be dope fiends, roaring...More

Thank Barry Lynch
Reviewed 4 days ago

When we first entered Prater we where very happy about the place, the entrance is very beautiful and vintage. But the more you walk, the more it becomes just a common fun fair. And in the end, dreary, with disused rides and owners yelling at...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited it with my friends at night and it was a great way to spend quality time. They have good restaurants and you should totally go on the ferry wheel but not the most famous one because it is more expensive than the other...More

Thank deise a
Reviewed 6 days ago

Prater is probably the only adventure park where I was that feels old but charming. Its a bit expensive, but you are in Vienna, so don't wish inexpensive attractions.

Thank simaohd
Reviewed 1 week ago

The amusement park is a must do when you are in Vienna for a night or 2 and dont like Opera's. There are loads of fun filled rides and activities for you to do...there's a bar which has an AI mixing your cocktails and serving...More

Thank Mavey87
Welcome to one of Vienna’s trendiest quarters. The
second district has witnessed a turbulent ride, from
medieval swamp to vibrant Jewish quarter, from
pleasure ground for the noble and humble to current
hip residence and workplace of Vienna’s creative
crowd. Cross the Danube Canal from the city centre and
take in life on Taborstrasse with its mix of old
townhouses, churches, theatres, discount shops and
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Manny S
16 September 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth H | Reviewed this property |
You can buy online if you wish and skip the queue. We were there in the morning on a weekday and walked right on, but as the fair is free entry and the Ferris wheel is a tourist attraction, it might be a little busy! The... More
7 February 2017|
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Response from Kevin A | Reviewed this property |
10euro is the normal cost. If your planning on visiting a few places look at the Vienna pass online. We thought it was excellent value. Includes free entry to literally hundreds of attractions including the Ferris wheel as... More
11 December 2016|
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Response from peter h | Reviewed this property |
It is around 65 metres high which was gigantic in its time but rather dwarfed by today's ferris wheels. Being over 100 years old it has its own particular charm and history and is well worth the ride